GIGABYTE Announces GA-6BX7 Motherboard

2000/11/07
GIGABYTE Introduces UniversalSocket 370 motherboard for newIntel FC-PGA CoppermineProcessor

Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd, one of the world'sleading high performance motherboard manufacturersannounces latest motherboard equipped with universalsocket 370. This latest member, of our award winningIntel BX family, will enable the support for the latestprocessor technology from Intel, FA-PGA. Unlike othersocket 370 motherboard on the market now, whichdoes not support the voltage requirement for IntelCoppermine processor, the GA-6BX7 motherboard isspecially design to suit the low voltage Coppermineprocessor. Without this new voltage design, aCoppermine processor could be damaged by the motherboard.

With Intel 440BX AGPset, GA-6BX7 will provide a system with great performanceand stability. With capability to support 100MHz SDRAM memory, FSB (Front SideBus), and the latest 0.18 micro Pentium® III processor from Intel (Coppermine), thesefeatures make this motherboard ready to support the latest Intel processortechnology and also give you a peace of mind due to the great compatibility andstability of the 440BX AGPset. Designed to support 2X AGP graphics accelerator thischipset from Intel provides great performance and compatible with the latest andgreatest 2X AGP graphics accelerator cards on the market now and in the future.

Designed as the ATX form factor and great Intel 440BX chipset to support new IntelPentium® III with full speed 256KB L2 cache and Intel Celeron processor. The FSB(Front Side Bus) of GA-6BX7 motherboard can be set to auto detect or manually to66,75,83,100,112,124,133,140,150MHz, and multiplier can be set all to way up to9.5X. It also supports many power-up features like power up by keyboard, modemand LAN card. GA-6BX7 includes 2 channel Ultra DMA 33 Bus Master IDE ports, 5PCI 2.2 compliant slots, 1 AGP 2x slot, 2 ISA slots and 3 DIMM sockets to supportPC100 compliant SDRAM. It is the perfect choice for the new Intel Pentium® III FCPGAmultimedia entertainment system.